UMM to Host Battle of the Bands on March 20

Limited slots still available for area musicians

MACHIAS, ME – The University of Maine at Machias will host a battle of the bands for area musicians on Saturday, March 20, 1 – 4 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center. The event is sponsored by WUMM 91.7, the campus radio station.

The top prize is $200 or a recording session with Machias area resident Peder Moe, recording engineer and owner of Mainely Tunes. The second-place prize is $100 and third place will receive $50.

Bands will be allowed 10 minutes to set up, 15 minutes to perform, and 10 minutes to tear down. All genres of music are welcome.

Due to the limited number of slots available, area musicians are encouraged to sign-up as soon as possible. For more information or to sign-up, call WUMM General Manager Daniel Swain at 255-1371 or e-mail

The battle of the bands is free and open to the public.

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